SUSIE SHANNON PORTER portrait
  • Director, Center for Latin American Studies, College Of Humanities
  • Professor, Gender Studies
  • Professor, History
  • Presidential Societal Impact Scholar
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Creative Research

  • “La Bola,” bilingual children’s story on the Mexican Revolution (submitted for consideration) Literary Arts, submitted 2010.

Presentations

  • “Anthology work.” California State University, Channel Islands—Invited seminar. , Presented, 2021.
  • “Prescursoras en la lucha para la eliminación de la violencia contra la mujer,” Instituto de Mexicanos en el Exterior––Invited keynote. , Presented, 2021.
  • “El acoso laboral: la respuesta de ellas, 1920-1950.” Día Internacional de la Eliminación de la Violencia contra la Mujer, Instituto de Investigaciones Históricas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. , Presented, 2021.
  • “De ángel del hogar a oficinista,” El Colegio de México, El Colegio de Michoacán, El Colegio Mexiquense––Invited seminar. , Submitted, 2021.
  • “Historiografía de las clases medias latinoamericanas.” El Colegio de México—Invited seminar. , Presented, 2020.
  • “Gender and Class in Mexican historiography.” Vanderbilt University—Invited seminar. , Presented, 2020.
  • “Women, Work, and the Feminist Movement in Mexico,” Texas State San Marcos. , Presented, 2019.
  • “Categorías históricas cómo herramientos del análisis de las clases medias mexicanas.” Conferencia sobre las clases medias latinoamericanas, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Cuajimalpa/ El Colegio de México. , Presented, 2019.
  • “Matices en las identidades de clase: El caso de las telefonistas, Ciudad de México, 1920s." Universidad Michocana, San Nicolás de Hidalgo, Morelia, Michoacán—Invited lecture. , Presented, 2017.
  • “De mujer hermosa a mujer poderosa: una biografía de Otilia Zambrano Sánchez de García,” invited paper, Conferencia biografía de las mujeres, Universidad Autónoma de México-Xochimilco. , Presented, 2016.
  • “Recuérdame con cariño, güera chula;” keynote lecture, "Rupturas y continuidades de una época. Historia y biografías de mujeres, siglo XX", Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Xochimilco. , Presented, 2015.
  • “Retos en la teorización de identidad de clase en la historia mexicana,” keynote lecture, Segundo Encuentro Nacional Interuniversitario de Investigación Humanística La Universidad San Nicolás Hidalgo, Michoacán. , Presented, 2015.
  • “Mexican women’s clerical workers movement, 1934-1940,” invited lecture, York University. , Presented, 2015.
  • 2012 “El trabajo como vida social: metodología y debates en la historia laboral desde los años 1990s,” (tentative title) Instituto de Investigaciones Históricas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México--- invited lecture. , Accepted, 2012.
  • El trabajo de oficina y la educación comercial como fuentes de un feminismo, Ciudad de México, 1920s,”. , Presented, 2012.
  • 2012 “Mexicanas in Comparative Perspective,” University of Northern Illinois, Women’s Week---invited lecture. , Accepted, 2012.
  • 2011 “De Obreras, señoritas y empleadas; culturas de trabajo en la Ciudad de México, 1920-1940” Semenario permanente de historia social El Colegio de México, Mexico City---invited lecture. , Presented, 2011.
  • "Middle-class women need to work,' shifting conceptions of class and women's work in Mexico, 1880-1910" York University. , Presented, 2010.
  • “Hacia una historia del acoso sexual en espacios laborales mexicanos en los años 1920s.” Jornadas de Historia Social, Córdoba, Argentina. , Presented, 2021.
  • “From Simple Typist:” Women, public sector employment, and feminism in Mexico, 1920- 1950.” Berkshires Women's History Conference. , Presented, 2017.
  • “Teaching Contemporary Mexico.”. , Presented, 2017.
  • “New Perspectives on Generational Change in Post-Revolutionary Mexico: Historical Biography.”. , Presented, 2017.
  • 2014 “De obreras, señoritas y empleadas,” XIV Reunión Internacional de Historiadores de México, University of Chicago,. , Presented, 2014.
  • “Género, religión, y mobilización de las mujeres,” REDMUGEN, Oaxaca. , Presented, 2010.
  • “What Shapes the Questions We Ask: From Academic Debate to Community-Engaged Scholarship” American Historical Association New York. , Presented, 2008.
  • “Masculinity Studies in Mexico,” Berkshires Women’s History Conference University of Minnesota. , Presented, 2008.
  • “Women’s Contribution to the Mexican Labor Movement, 1920s Mexico City,” Comparative Women’s History Workshop, University of Minnesota. Other, Presented, 2022.
  • “Electrifying Mexico” — Invited Presentation on the work of Diana Montano, Washington University. Other, Presented, 2019.
  • 2011 “Experiencias de las mujeres migrantes en Utah” Conferencia sobre género y migración Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores/Instituto de Mexicanos en el Extranjero Mexico City, Mexico---invited. Other, Presented, 2011.
  • “Un vestido pasado de moda:” la evolución de la autorepresentación de las mujeres clasemedianeras trabajadoras, 1930-1950”. , Presented, 2010.

Languages

  • Portuguese, Basic.
  • Spanish, Fluent.
  • French, Basic.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Mexico
  • United States
  • South America

Publications

  • Porter, Susie, Kara Byrne, Kimberly Shmit (date unknown). Building Community: University Neighborhood Partners Curriculum. University Neighborhood Partners. Accepted, .
  • Porter, Susie S. (date unknown). Working Women in Mexico City. Univ of Arizona Pr. Accepted, .
  • Porter, Susie S. (date unknown). Mexican History. Westview Pr. Accepted, .
  • Susie S. Porter (date unknown). From Angel to Office Worker: Middle-Class Identity and Female Consciousness in Mexico, 1890–1950. University of Nebraska Press. Accepted, .
  • Susie Porter (date unknown). “From Angel to Office Worker: Women, Work, and Class Identities in Mexico, 1890-1950,”. Accepted, .
  • (date unknown). Mujeres y Trabajo: condiciones de trabajo y discursos públicos en la ciudad de México, 1879-1931 (Zamora: El Colegio de Michoacán, 2009). Accepted, .
  • Susie Porter (date unknown). 2003 Workingwomen in Mexico City: public discourses and material conditions, 1879-1931 (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2003) ---Awarded “Outstanding Book” award, Latin American Studies Association, &n.... Accepted, .
  • SUSIE SHANNON PORTER (date unknown). “Introducción” en Género en la encrucijada de la historia social y cultural de México, México, CIESAS, El Colegio de Michoacán, 2015, 9-31.. Accepted, .
  • Susie Porter (date unknown). "DE OBRERAS Y SEÑORITAS: CULTURAS DE TRABAJO EN LA CIUDAD DE MÉXICO EN LA COMPAÑÍA ERICSSON, EN LA DÉCADA DE 1920," in Género en la encrucijada de la historia social y cultural en México. Accepted, .
  • Susie S. Porter (date unknown). “The Apogee of Revolution, 1934-1946,” A Companion to Mexican History and Culture, edited by William Beezley (Blackwell, 2011).. Accepted, .
  • Susie S. Porter (date unknown). “Gender, race, and the evolution of middle-class identity in the Mexico City press,1820-1900”. Routledge Press. Accepted, .
  • Susie Porter (date unknown). “Empleadas públicas: normas de feminidad, espacios burocráticos e identidad de la clase media en México durante la década de 1930 in María Teresa Fernández Aceves, Carmen Ramos Escandón y Susie Porter, (eds.), Orden social e identidad de género. México siglos XIX y XX, (Guadalajara, CIESAS-Universidad de Guadalajara, 2006).. Accepted, .
  • Porter, Susie (date unknown). “Roma: gender, consumer culture, and labor in 1970s Mexico City,” in Based on a True Story: Latin American History at the Movies, second edition, Donald F. Stevens ed.,. Wilmington, DE: Scholarly Resources Books. Accepted, .
  • Porter, Susie (date unknown). “Gender, race, and the evolution of middle-class identity in the Mexico City press,1820-1900” in The Latin American Middle Classes, Claudia Stern, MarioBarbosa Cruz, and Ricardo López, eds.. Routledge Press. Accepted, .
  • Susie S. Porter (date unknown). De mujer hermosa a mujer poderosa: una biografía de Otilia Zambrano García” Rupturas y continuidades, Ana Lau Jaiven y Elsie McPahil Fanger, eds. (pp. 40pp.). Universidad Autónoma de México, Xochimilco.. Accepted, .
  • Susie Porter (date unknown). “Introducción,” Orden social e identidad de género. México siglos XIX y XX, María Teresa Fernández Aceves, Carmen Ramos Escandón y Susie Porter, eds., (Guadalajara, CIESAS-Universidad de Guadalajara, 2006).. Accepted, .
  • SUSIE SHANNON PORTER (date unknown). Género en la encrucijada de la historia social y cultural de México, México, CIESAS, El Colegio de Michoacán, 2015. 978-607-9470-18-0 Tiraje 500 ejemplares. Accepted, .
  • Susie Porter, co-ed. (date unknown). Orden social e identidad de género. México siglos XIX y XX, María Teresa Fernández Aceves, Carmen Ramos Escandón y Susie Porter, eds., (Guadalajara, CIESAS-Universidad de Guadalajara, 2006). Accepted, .
  • Susie Porter, co-eds. (date unknown). Mexican History: A Primary Source Reader, (Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, June, 2009). Accepted, .
  • Susie S. Porter (date unknown). "Working Women in the Mexican Revolution," Oxford University Press on-line encyclopedia. Accepted, .
  • Susie S. Porter (date unknown). “Women and Labor in Twentieth-Century Latin America,” (Oxford University Press, on- line annotated bibliography, 2014). Accepted, .
  • Porter, Susie S. (date unknown). “Women and Labor in Twentieth-Century Latin America,” (Oxford University Press, on-line annotated bibliography, 2014). Accepted, .
  • Porter, Susie (date unknown). “Hacia una historia del acoso sexual en el ámbito laboral, ciudad de México, 1920-1950,” Korpus21, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 117-132. Korpus21. Vol. 2, pp. 117-132. Accepted, .
  • Susie S. Porter (date unknown). Digital Gender Collections at the Rosario Castellanos Library, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.”. Oxford University Press on-line. Accepted, .
  • Susie Porter (date unknown). “Empleadas: la necesidad económica, la moral sexual, hábitos de consumo, y el derecho de la mujer al trabajo” Signos históricos (enero-junio, 2004): 40-63. Accepted, .
  • Susie S. Porter (date unknown). “Women and self-expression through textiles: past and present.”. Oxford University Press. Accepted, .
  • Susie Porter (date unknown). “Women, Welfare, and the State in Latin American history,” review of 6 books in Journal of Women’s History vol. 25 no. 3, 2013. Accepted, .
  • Susie Porter (date unknown). Masculinity and Sexuality in Modern Mexico edited by Víctor M. Macías-González, Anne Rubenstein. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2012, for H-HistSex, 2,500 subscribers. Accepted, .
  • (date unknown). 2010 El trabajo en las calles; subsistencia y negociación política en la Ciudad de México a comienzos del siglo XX, por Mario Barbosa Cruz, Historia Mexicana no. 237, julio- septiembre, 2010. Accepted, .
  • (date unknown). 2011 Domestic Economies; Family, Work, and Welfare in Mexico City, 1884-1943, by Ann S. Blum, University of Nebraska Press, 2009, in The Americas (February 2011). Accepted, .
  • (date unknown). 2011 Women’s Studies on the Edge, edited by Joan W. Scott. Duke University Press, 2008 in AFFILIA (February, 2011). Accepted, .
  • (date unknown). 2011 Contar las cosas como fueron, by Evangelina Corona, México: DEMAC, 2008, in Hispanic American Historical Review (February 2011). Accepted, .
  • Susie Porter (date unknown). Working Women, Entrepreneurs, and the Mexican Revolution: The Coffee Culture of Córdoba, Veracruz, by Heather Fowler-Salamini, Hispanic American Historical Review (2014) 94(3): 514-515. Accepted, .
  • Susie S. Porter (date unknown). 2012 Runaway Daughters: Seduction, Elopement, and Honor in Nineteenth Century Mexico by Kathrine A. Sloan (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2008) in Journal of the History of Sexuality (submitted). Accepted, .
  • (date unknown). 2011 Se Llamaba Elena Arizmendi, by Gabriela Cano, México, TUSQUETS, 2010, in Historia Mexicana (enero-marzo, 2012). Accepted, .
  • (date unknown). Revolution within the Revolution, by Jeffrey Bortz, (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2008) in Social History (2009). Accepted, .
  • Susie Porter (date unknown). Revolutionary Women in Postrevolutionary Mexico by Jocelyn Olcott in Hispanic American Historical Review, February, 2008 (88): 130-131. Accepted, .